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Bay Area Legal Services, St. Petersburg

 

  • Access their services through their Legal Aid Line 1-800 625-2257.  They can provide assistance with housing related problems (evictions, lease review, federally subsidized housing issues).  They can also assist with consumer problems.

  • You can call our centralized telephone intake program and receive legal assistance quickly and conveniently. You can reach the legal aid line 8:45 am - 4:30 pm Monday -Friday. People served through this program receive legal advice over the phone and forms and informational materials by mail when needed. They are also referred for necessary social services and extended legal representation, when appropriate. There are significant exceptions to our income guide lines. Specific grants have different eligibility guidelines which may apply to persons 60 or older, HIV+, victims of spouse abuse, and other special programs. You will be screened for eligibility when you call for an appointment.​

  • Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

  • Fees: None​

  • Intake/Application Process: Call the office in your area and ask for an appointment. Provide information about your legal problem

  • Eligibility: Must have proof of low income,live within one of the 5 counties served,have a civil legal issue without conflict and of the type the agency serves. There are significant exceptions to these income guide lines. Specific grants have different eligibility guidelines which may apply for persons 60 or older, HIV+, victims of spouse abuse, and other special programs. You will be screened for eligibility when you call for an appointment.​

  • Handicap Access: No​

  • Languages: English

 

Bay Area Legal Services, St. Petersburg

 

  • A lead agency responsible for the oversight of children and families within the dependency system. To find our more, click here.

​What happens if I get arrested?

 

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I have heard of foster children getting emancipated, do they do this in the state of Florida?

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